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2008 Peachy Canyon Zinfandel "The Vortex"

Peachy Canyon 2008 Vortex Zinfandel

Winery: Peachy Canyon

Vintage: 2008

Wine Name/Vineyard: "The Vortex"

Wine Category: Zinfandel

Grape blend: 90% Zinfandel and 10% Syrah

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Paso Robles

State or country: CA

Price: $36

Cases produced: 249

KWG Score: 87.6 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (88)

Review date: April 26, 2011

Wine Review: This dark ruby colored Zinfandel opens with a red currant and vanilla oak bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced, and round. The flavor profile is a fruit forward black raspberry with notes of cinnamon, black cherry, and black pepper. The finish is dry and it's slightly prolonged. This fruity Zin would pair well with Savoury Lane's five fruit stuffed chicken. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: The ripest of our Peachy Zins and a favorite amongst our fans. Big red and dark berry fruit, bright acidity, hints of chocolate and earthy minerals balanced well with black and white pepper.

Organic status: not organic

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